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Address: Hammeren, Bornholm, Denmark
Phone Number: 56482431
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Great place and very well explained

This is a must when going to Bornholm. This is one of the main attractions which is handled quite well by the organisers. The history of the ruins are very well to the visitors... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
ndn1976
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must when going to Bornholm. This is one of the main attractions which is handled quite well by the organisers. The history of the ruins are very well to the visitors and the view from Hammershus is stunning... We took so many pictures there and our children really enjoyed themselves. There are sheep walking around and it... More 

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Thank ndn1976
Birkerod, Denmark
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If the weather behaves, this is a great sight. Plenty of info boards. Don't miss the "camel heads" on the walk below the castle. There's a nice short-cut from the overflow parking. Sandwiches, beers and ice are better at the harbour "Hammerhavnen" just north of Hammershus

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Thank frankolsendk
Stathelle, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a historical important castle and it's easy to see why they built it just there. They are currently building a visitor centre, and there is some work going on there. But it didn't ruin the beautiful view. A must see when on Bornholm.

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Thank Harald D
Lund, Sweden
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The four round churches and this place are the must-do's on this island. It is a brilliant location with ruins on the cliffs overlooking the Baltic. The grounds are beautiful and easy to walk around. They are building a new visitor center which should enhance the experience. Do this, no matter your age.

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Thank milestitle
Dublin, Ireland
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This place is located in a really stunning part of island, the views and surroundings are just beautiful. It has a lot of potential in terms of guidance, the information boards are in Danish German and English where the Danish part is taking 3/4 of the board and the other 2 languages are like a short version of the Danish... More 

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1 Thank Krisq2
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Hammershus, located on the Northern part of the Danish holiday island, Bornholm, is a spectacular trace of the islands past. The castle, Northern Europes biggest, is placed upon a rocky outpost near the coast, easily defensible and with excellent views of the coast. Lots of the castle was demolished and bricks carried away to construct houses between closure in the... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We made a stop here during our 90 mile bike ride around the island. Plan on one to two hours to walk the grounds and enjoy the views of the Baltic Sea. The castle is set a little ways back from the road. There is a small cafe on site and restrooms.

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Malmo, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my family and two small children and we all enjoyed ourselves while walking around and imagining how the ruins were in the old days. Nice views and a fun trip into history.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Hammershus is quite impressive due to the size of it. In combination with its amazing location and great views, this is a must-see at Bornholm.

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Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Which part of Game of thrones are we in? : ) Beautifully situated ruin with stunning views over the sea. The walk from the parking to the castle sets your mind and it is easy to imagine people riding to meetings at the castle. There are lots of information signs and you can for example find the place for the... More 

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